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, california, just outside of los angeles, business was brisk today. customers buying guns and ammunition, making sure they can get what they want now. the u.s. firearms industry is breaking all kinds of sales records. now more than a $30 billion business with so many different people buying guns, that it's impossible to profile the typical gun owner. >> i need your signature. >> reporter: people like this stay-at-home mom. >> this is the first gun i have ever purchased. i never thought i would be purchasing one, but my husband does have one. >> reporter: edgar hernandez was just out window shopping. >> i came in to look for a new long gun for my collection. >> reporter: pete has owned this store for 30 years. >> there's more and more first-time gun buyers than i can ever remember. people who 20 years ago would have never dreamed of owning a firearm. >> there you go. ready to rock 'n' roll. >> reporter: in the wake of the massacre at newtown, the people willing to consider putting their hand on the trigger has risen. >> the media and the government are talking about more gun legislation,
lived in alameda, california, during the vietnam war. alameda where the naval air station is. i'm going to say 98% of my friends had their fathers serving overseas. so the military was a fabric of life. >> reporter: to control his expectations, i tell gabriel that his mentor is not really a well-known person in the industry. i lied. i'm going to show you who this is. i think you'll be happy. >> oh! wow! no way. i love tom hanks. >> all right. so we're going to take you down there to meet him for the first time. >> reporter: on our drive over gabriel gets his thoughts and questions together before his big meeting with a hollywood legend. >> what would be the number one thing you would tell to gabriel about getting into the film industry? >> you have to say i know who i am and know what my skills are and i'm in this for the long haul. perseverance. it all comes down to that. gabriel, how are you? what a pleasure. nice to see you. you've got to call me tom. >> reporter: to begin their meeting, tom hanks serves gabriel from teapots straight off the sets of "devin vee choed" and "charlie wil
dead on a university campus in oakland, california. in august and september, seven dead at a sikh temple in milwaukee, then six dead at a workplace in minneapolis. >> the ability to shoot and kill other human beings, to actually pull the trigger, requires the shooter look at these humans more as objects than other humans. when you're able to do that, it makes pulling that trigger so much easier. >> reporter: veteran fbi profiler mary ellen o'toole says the triggers for such random violence are not black and white. >> these shooters -- yes, can they have mental health issues? absolutely. but is the reason they're carrying out these crimes because they are mentally ill? i would say no. it's important to make that distinction because most people who are seriously mentally ill are far less violent than the general population. >> reporter: and you had never known him to want to hurt anyone? >> never. never. he never would hurt anybody. i mean, the only way that he would ever get him to be physically physical with you is if you're tickling him. >> reporter: today, the woman who raised r
with an airline. >> one day, i flew austin to dallas to orange county, california. left the airport. spent five hours with my relatives. then got back on a plane, flew to o'hare, and frankfurt, germany, sat in a lounge, then frankfurt, back to o'hare, back to austin. >> or you could try a hotel bonus. lots of hotels can be converted into free hotel nights. this can also get extreme when people like lynn shaffer hear about the hampton inn offering a bonus. >> i take my son to disney world. we hop from hotel to hotel every night. 13 days, 13 stays. >> so you switched hotels every time. >> next method, the rental carbo us in. typically you get a raise, but when one company raised the bonus to 10,000 for a one day rental, george smart went to his airport and rented almost every car off the lot. >> how many cars did you rent? >> about 12 or 15 in a morning and i would get maybe 60 to 100,000 miles for a very inexpensive investment, the equivalent of going to europe on discount twice. >> for renting cars for a morning. >> reporter: by now, we were sitting in the first class section, because even firs
the arctic circle on baffin island. it's bigger than california, but with only 11,000 inhabitants, it's not the kind of place you can stop to ask for directions. but this is the price of admission for a shot at seeing one of the most elusive creatures on the planet, the narwal, the so called unicorn of the ocean, with that single tusk that can be up to ten feet long. it's the stuff of fantasy, and i for one need to see it to believe it. and sooner rather than later. the narwal is said to be the most vulnerable species in the arctic to climate change, and here the stark reminders of global warming are all around us, like these big cracks in the ice, cracks that shouldn't be this wide this early in the summer. my mom would not be happy about this. the arctic sea ice is literally disappearing beneath our feet. on track to be faster this year than any other on record. the effects of the rising temperatures up here are dramatic. just a few hundred miles away from us, these tourists had a narrow escape when an ice wave caused by a fallen glacier almost capsized their boat. despite all the o
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